Number 3 on my TOP10 Best Selling Mens Colognes – Drakkar Noir by Guy Laroche
Top Notes: Basil, Rosemary, Verbena, Lavender
Heart Notes: Juniper, Coriander, Cinnamom, Angelica
Base Notes: Oakmoss, Fir, Patchouli, Vetiver
Perfumer: Pierre Wargnye
Bottle Designer: Pierre Dinand
Ugly guy from the picture below: Neymar
Drakkar Noir by Guy Laroche is a dramatic, classic scent that brings a touch of excitement to everything you do. Lavender, citrus and spicy berries mix with sandalwood to create a distinctive scent. It’s definitely a classic fragrance, lasts on my for up to ten hours and anybody can wear it but generally it tends to be more a mature scent (I’ve notice more mature than young people seem to be wearing it). It’s been released in 1982 but still holds up very well with more modern fragrances.
It is a very heavy, sharp and defined cologne and if it’s worn correctly it could be your new signature scent. You just need to be really careful with this one, it’s very strong so don’t squirt it all over your body, just one or two sprays would be enough. So if you wear only a little bit of this stuff on you – you’re safe and it will not overpower you and people around. It starts soapy and then it dries down to this warm, citrusy, earthy scent. As you don’t need to use more than 2 sprays at once – the bottle will last for a very long time.
It’s definitely not a day or a work fragrance. It has this very strong dark personality so do yourself a favor and wear it when you go out on Friday night and want to meet some new people, it will draw attention to yourself the same second you enter the club. It’s very distinct, masculine, confident and sexy cologne. And it’s not for everybody so it’s up to you, are you brave enough to wear it? It is a strong scent that needs a strong man to carry all the responsibility for any damage you can make by wearing it.
A classic man’s scent for real men. Some say this stuff is like catnip for women so be careful.
I do believe the secret behind this fragrance is the emotion of its construction as well as the power feeling that it evokes. It’s still very modern nowadays due to its timeless contrasting and its sensual masculine power.
– Pierre Wargnye, creator of Drakkar Noir